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Man Charged in Kipling Drive Shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. – A Jackson man is now charged with attempting to kill his wife.

Kenneth Raymond Turner, 63, was arraigned Wednesday morning in Jackson City Court on charges of attempted murder, aggravated domestic assault and vandalism domestic abuse.

According to a news release, police responded to the shooting on the 30 block of Kipling Drive. Police believe Turner and his wife had an argument. He then allegedly poured sugar in her car's gas tank. After the altercation continued inside the home, Turner is accused of shooting his wife in the leg while in their living room.

Police said she ran out the door, and he continued to shooting striking her a second time in the other leg.

Upon arrival, officers said they encountered Kenneth Turner in his driveway armed with a revolver and a semi-automatic handgun. He surrendered and was taken into custody. Police report that there was evidence that both guns had been fired.

The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where she was admitted for her injuries.

Bond for Kennth Turner was set at $200,000. His next scheduled court appearance is January 10 in Jackson City Court.
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